Lock Clad cable is one of Bergen Cable’s major offeringsFebruary 12, 2019 REDWIRE is news you can use from leading suppliers. Powered by FRASERS.
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Bergen Cable has supplied top cable products across the continent for more than three-quarters of a century. As a leader in the cable industry with a top reputation, the company distinguishes itself in many ways. For example, Bergen is one of only two companies in the world that the United States government has approved for the distribution of Lock Clad cable – specialized cables used mainly for aircraft control.
Cables with high fatigue resistance
What makes these cable products different is that they have high fatigue resistance. Bergen Cable does not sell Lock Clad cable until after it has passed rigorous fatigue-resistance testing. These cables are manufactured by swaging aluminum alloy tubing onto galvanized or stainless aircraft cable that meets the strict standards of MIL-DTL-83420, which is a rigid, exacting military specification that was designed specifically for the aerospace sector.
Lock Clad cables were created to eliminate all the sagging that often occurs with long lengths of cable and to prevent wear and tear. This cable has an aluminum tubing that stops abrasion of the outer wires that happens when workers drag assemblies through bulkheads and other obstructions on air vehicles. Although these cable assemblies were invented specifically for the aerospace industry, businesses in many other industries have chosen them for myriad applications.
Lock Clad cable offers many unique benefits. For example, it provides a significant reduction in stretch and a substantial decrease in cable vibration, or “singing”. Its fine cylindrical surface enables users to seal the cable before passing it through pressurized bulkheads, and it offers a higher coefficient of thermal expansion. Lock Clad cable assemblies are manufactured to meet the high safety and precision standards of aircraft applications, which require strength, flexibility, and durability – which makes the cables more than suitable for other functions.
Being a rare source of this cable is more evidence of Bergen’s longtime reputation for innovation, high quality, technical expertise, and dedicated customer service.
About the supplier
Founded in 1942, Bergen Cable is the world’s longest-running wire-rope and cable-assembly distributor. The company is based in Fairfield, NJ.
To learn more, contact Bergen Cable.